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RheoSense

RheoSense
RheoSense is a global high-tech company based in Silicon Valley. Our innovative m-VROC & microVISC instruments feature patented Viscometer/Rheometer-on-a-Chip (VROC) technology. Utilizing state-of-the-art MEMS and microfluidics breakthroughs that redefine the viscometry industry, our instruments offer the smallest sample volume per measurement coupled with exceptional ease-of-use and accuracy. We are the leader in biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and the emerging protein therapeutics industries. RheoSense instruments have been rigorously tested, approved, and adopted worldwide by Fortune Global 500 companies and leading research universities.
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Protein Protein Interaction Series: Proteins that are non-Newtonian

Measuring viscosity at a single and arbitrary shear rate provides limited information which can be difficult to interpret. A much more thorough understanding of a formulation is obtained by measuring the shear rate dependence. In addition to the practical relevance of predicting the behavior during application or processing, the details of a non-Newtonian response reflect the molecular interactions and resulting microstructure at therapeutic levels. Even protein solutions at moderate concentrations can exhibit a Newtonian plateau followed by a shear thinning region illustrating the importance of non-hydrodynamic forces and degree of structure formation. 

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Go Green!

Intrinsic viscosity has been a parameter commonly used in the waste and recycle process. Based on a recently published article on Engineer Live, about 46% of waste in the oceans have been directed to fishing nets. On top of recycle programs and efforts to reduce the amount of waste, a company called Plastix A/S uses methods to reduce viscosity of the fishing nets which are mainly polyethylene (HDPE). Using compatible polymers, industry developers have been reviewing the potential to use various polymer dynamics to deter a continuous use of material into a method of cycled reuse.

2019 Emeryville Show

Trilogy Bio, Inc. is hosting a 2019 Emeryville tradeshow where RheoSense, Inc. Technical Specialists will be on-site to help answer any questions.

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August 5, 2019 Cannabis Extraction Educational Class

On August 5, 2019 at 10:00 am PST at Oaksterdam University in Oakland California, our Technical Specialists will be giving a talk on cannabis extracts and where viscosity is important.

Sign up for the event here: https://learn.oaksterdamuniversity.com/cannabis-extraction-operations-seminar/

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Formulation Guide Webinar

We recently hosted a webinar where we went into details on viscosity measurements used as a guide when it comes to formulation development and the recording is now ready!

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